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EMBATTLED former Zifa president, Philip Chiyangwa faces fresh allegations of fraudulently forcing the broke football governing body to fund his personal expenses. ...

Zimbabwe Cricket has named five uncapped players in the Test squad that is set to play Sri Lanka in a two-match series which begins at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. ...

WARRIORS captain Knowledge Musona has joined Belgian league side AS Eupen on loan until the end of the season after impressing the club during trials in Doha, Qatar, last week. The striker, unwanted by Anderlecht, was invited for trials by Eupen together with teammate Emmanuel Sowah and they both featured in the team’s friendly matches against Holland giants PSV and Ajax. ...

THE Footballers Union of Zimbabwe (FUZ) is holding its annual general congress on the outskirts of Harare this week, with more than 40 delegates attending. ...

FORMER FC Platinum goalkeeper Wallace Magalane could seal a move to the Absa Premiership in South Africa with reports suggesting he has impressed Chippa United. Several local Premier Soccer League clubs, including Caps United, Highlanders and Ngezi Platinum, are aware of his availability on the market following the expiry of his contract with the Zvishavane-based side on December 31 and are waiting in the wings to pounce. ...

SEVERAL Premier Soccer League sides, including Harare giants Dynamos and Caps United are embroiled in an intriguing battle for the signature of former Maritzburg United centre forward Junior Zindoga. ...

Herentals have begun the process of rebuilding a team that will compete for the top honours in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) after escaping relegation on the final day last year. ...

REIGNING Zimbabwe champions FC Platinum could be left decimated following the departure of another key player, Never Tigere, for Tanzania where he joined Azam FC. ...

RISING Zimbabwe cricket star Tarisai Musakanda is facing a hurdle to rebuild his reputation after recently being sacked by Australian club New City for not notifying them after being convicted for driving under the influence of alcohol. ...

Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions FC Platinum are unsure if they will retain the services of Soccer Star of the Year finalist Never Tigere, who has not reported back to the club since the expiry of his contract on December 31. ...

Zimbabwe players have not been provided with the reason for the two Logan Cup matches that were supposed to begin on Thursday not getting underway as scheduled. ...

London — Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur shared European football’s greatest stage on a balmy Madrid night last June — but on a cold January night in north London, ...

Midfielder Ralph Kawondera will be unavailable for his new club FC Platinum in the Caf Champions League group stage clash against Al Ahly of Egypt at Barbourfields Stadium ...

AFTER confirming Mark Harrison (pictured) as the club’s new coach earlier this week to replace Hendrikus Pieter De Jong, Highlanders have declared him as the right man to help them reclaim past glory. ...

LA LIGA have said they are “extremely disappointed” following reports suggesting that their donation of soccer balls to Zifa for development of grassroots football, could have been misappropriated by the association’s former boss Philip Chiyangwa (pictured), who is accused of using them for his personal use. ...

Zimbabwe will host their first Test in over two years when they play Sri Lanka in a two-match series starting January 19. ...

HARARE giants Caps United and Chicken Inn have joined the race to sign TelOne forward King Nadolo, as the two sides seek to reinforce their squads ahead of the 2020 league season. ...

Highlanders FC have appointed Mark Harrison as the team's new technical manager on a two year deal, the team's chairman executive chairman Kenneth Mhlophe said in an article posted on the Highlanders website. ...

THE Zimbabwe Under-19 cricket made a huge statement yesterday ahead of the World Cup after stunning giants South Africa by 31 runs at the on-going quadrangular series in Durban. ...

HARARE football giants Caps United are set to dump “bad apples” in a major reshuffle ahead of the new season with several senior players, among them midfielder Dominic Mukandi, goalkeeper Prosper Chigumba and Valentine Musarurwa, targeted as victims. ...

TELONE will bounce back into the Castle Lager Premier Soccer league for this year’s edition after successfully acquiring a topflight franchise from Tenax who won promotion from the Eastern region last year, but will not be able to take up their place at the country’s football top table. ...

CONRAD Rautenbach further kept his hopes of challenging for the coveted title in this year’s Dakar Rally alive after powering to a sixth place finish during the prestigious race’s third stage in Neom, Saudi Arabia yesterday to follow up on his third place finish on Monday. ...

NEW FC Platinum gaffer Pieter de Jongh wants to improve the club’s performance in the Caf Champions League where they have been struggling to make a mark. ...

After losing defender Partson Jaure who traced his roots to Dynamos, Premier Soccer League side Manica Diamonds are set to replace him with Themba Ndlovu. ...

ZIMBABWE motor rally star Conrad Rautenbach stormed home to an impressive third place finish in the second stage of the Dakar Rally in the Saudi Arabian city of Neom yesterday to move into contention for the coveted title in the SSV category of the world’s most gruelling motor rally competition. ...

SOUTH AFRICAN football league giants Mamelodi Sundowns have publicly stated their desire to sign Warriors star striker Knowledge Musona, but the player’s handlers prefer that he stays in Belgium. ...

Goalkeeper Ariel Sibanda (pictured) has committed to Highlanders and only a good offer from outside the country can persuade him to leave the Bulawayo giants. NewsDay Sport has been informed that Sibanda, who turns 31 in a few week’s time, is on Norman Mapeza’s Chippa United radar and could land himself in the South African top league this year. ...

Having been criticised for signing novices and players of low profiles, Dynamos have shifted their focus to big names among them Ralph Kawondera who was at Triangle last season as they seek to bolster their squad for the 2020 season. ...

A ZIMBABWEAN student at Wits University in South Africa, Tawanda Chikasha, will set a record tomorrow when he becomes the first black Zimbabwean to participate in the Cape2Rio ...

Highlanders are set to appoint Mark Harrison as head coach following the departure of Hendrikus Pieter de Jongh who has crossed over to FC Platinum ahead of the ...